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Why It's OK to Block Ads | Practical Ethics
Over the past couple of months, the practice of ad blocking has received heightened ethical scrutiny. (1,2,3,4) If you’re unfamiliar with the term, “ad blocking” refers to software—usually web browser plug-ins, but increasingly mobile apps—that stop most ads from appearing when you use websites or apps that would otherwise show them. Arguments against ad blocking tend to focus on the potential economic harms. Because advertising is the dominant business model on the internet, if ever...
ads  tech 
october 2015 by cjitlal
Seth's Blog: Ad blocking
By most accounts, more and more people are automatically blocking the ads in their browser. Of course, people have been blocking ads forever. By ignoring them. Fifteen years ago, when I began writing about Permission Marketing, I pointed out that...
adblock  ads  webdev  toread  essay 
september 2015 by cjitlal

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